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A Missouri bill intended to bar libraries from stocking “age-inappropriate sexual material” for children could land librarians who refuse to comply with it in jail

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    markh
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    Of all the things to target, and with everything available freely on the internet, libraries are somehow an issue in 2020?

    Of all the things to target, and with everything available freely on the internet, libraries are somehow an issue in 2020?

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    1. NaraVara
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      Well today it’s “inappropriate sexual content.” Tomorrow it’ll be anything with LGBT characters. And then anything with non-Christian religions. And then anything centering the perspectives of...

      Well today it’s “inappropriate sexual content.” Tomorrow it’ll be anything with LGBT characters. And then anything with non-Christian religions. And then anything centering the perspectives of women. And then. . .

      8 votes
  2. HoolaBoola
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    Imagine going to jail because a book in the library you worked at contained "age-inappropriate sexual material". Isn't that a bit harsh? I've never heard of libraries of all things being a problem.

    Imagine going to jail because a book in the library you worked at contained "age-inappropriate sexual material". Isn't that a bit harsh? I've never heard of libraries of all things being a problem.

    6 votes